(Post)colonial ambivalences : Christina Stead and Janet Frame

Martin, Antoinette. 2005, (Post)colonial ambivalences : Christina Stead and Janet Frame, Ph.D. thesis, School of Communication and Creative Arts, Deakin University.

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Title (Post)colonial ambivalences : Christina Stead and Janet Frame
Author Martin, Antoinette.
Institution Deakin University
School School of Communication and Creative Arts
Faculty Faculty of Arts
Degree name Ph.D.
Date submitted 2005
Keyword(s) Stead, Christina, 1902-1983 - Criticism and interpretation
Frame, Janet, 1924- - Criticism and interpretation
Australian literature - History and criticism
New Zealand literature - History and criticism
Australian fiction - Women authors
New Zealand fiction - Women authors
Summary This thesis is an evaluative comparison of two significant writers, the Australian Christina Stead, and New Zealander Janet Frame. In a detailed analysis of the novels, the writerly ambivalences of each author are explored. Their writings are revealed to be creative of new possibilities for female (post)colonial agency.
Notes Degree conferred 2006.
Language eng
Description of original [v], 269 leaves ; 30 cm.
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30026923

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